You don't need to use up all your days off from work to fly to another country to lounge on the sand. Instead, you can explore closer to home and make your staycation feel like you've left Canada. To help you have a fun-filled summer, we've made a list of spots you'll want to check out ASAP. Here are seven beaches in B.C. that feel like a vacation in the Caribbean.\nAre you tired of going to Kits Beach or English Bay on repeat? If so, then it's time to shake things up. Our province boasts so many places that are are a swimmer's paradise with exotic vibes.\nFrom June to the end of August, grab your bathing suit, sunscreen and snacks and enjoy the sunshine. The summertime is when you want to lay on your towel on a long stretch of powdery sand or take a dip in the aqua water.\nEditor's Choice: 5 Provinces Are Now Open For Canadians To Visit With No Quarantine\nWith so many options, you could explore a new spot every weekend to keep things exciting.\nSo it's time to pack up the car and get outdoors. The only question is, where to go first?\nGyro Beach\nAddress: 3400 Lakeshore Rd., Kelowna, BC \nWhy You Need To Go: Relax on this long stretch of white sand in Kelowna. In the summer, you'll want to spend your days here lounging in the sun, or enjoying a picnic.\n View this post on Instagram The struggle of getting tanned evenly. 🏖 . . . . . . . . #gyrobeach #gyrobeachkelowna #kelowna #kelownabc #beachday #summervibes #lakelife #okanaganlife #pinay #proudtobepinay #filipinagirl #filipinabeauty #pinaybeauty #pinayselfie #pinayblogger #pinay #dalagangpilipina #tanlines #blogger #bloggers #bloggerlife #blogpromotion #bloggersgetsocial #pinayblogger #instasocial #instafashion #fashion #fashionista #lifesyleblogger #styleblogger #ootdgals A post shared by ♡ 𝓒𝓱𝓪𝓻𝔂𝓼𝓼𝓮 ♡👸🏼 (@itsme_charysse) on Sep 4, 2019 at 10:56pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nSkaha Lake\nAddress: Skaha Lake Road, Penticton, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: You'll quickly forget you're still in B.C as you lounge at Skaha Lake, which looks like it could be somewhere tropical. The beach boasts golden sand and the water is so inviting you'll want to spend all your time swimming.\n View this post on Instagram enjoying the okanagan sunnnn🤩 A post shared by Maud✈️ (@maudlinderss) on May 12, 2019 at 8:45pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nMystic Beach\nAddress: 650 W. Coast Rd., Port Renfrew, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Mystic Beach is worth the drive as there's so much more than just water and a sandy shoreline. Here, you'll also find a swing next to a waterfall where you can soar through the sky.\n View this post on Instagram Can’t bottle this feeling • ☀️🌊 #summervibes A post shared by Caitlyn Nelson (@adventures_withcaitxo) on May 10, 2019 at 9:37pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nSun-Oka Beach\nAddress: Okanagan Hwy., Summerland, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Grab your pool inflatable and enjoy the sunshine coasting on the glistening blue water of Okanagan Lake. Sun-Oka Beach also boasts plenty of shady picnic areas, so pack a lunch and spend the entire day.\n View this post on Instagram Basic Best Life 😉🌊 ⠀ ⠀ Another gorgeous beach in the Okanagan. Go check out #sunokabeach in Summerland B.C. if you’re in the area. It is a huge beach with lots of room for everyone, a park, bathrooms / change rooms water toy rentals, fire pits, volleyball nets, and a concession! Can’t go wrong with these views ☀️⠀ A post shared by Caylie (@cayliemay) on Aug 19, 2019 at 8:00am PDT\n\nWebsite\nHot Sands Beach\nAddress: 1600 Abbott St., Kelowna, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Conveniently located next to downtown Kelowna, you can easily go for a quick dip in the waves to cool down in the summer. Head here on weekends to swim, walk along the boardwalk or feel like a kid again and build sandcastles.\n View this post on Instagram sunshine’s making me a happy gal 😌 A post shared by shay (@worldofschaela) on Aug 1, 2019 at 6:02pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nCox Bay Beach\nAddress: Tofino, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: Have you always wanted to learn how to surf? You don't need to fly to Australia or Hawaii — you can try to ride a wave at Cox Bay Beach instead.\n View this post on Instagram How else does a 5’2” girl carry a surfboard around? A post shared by Angela! (@angela.mercieca) on Sep 24, 2019 at 6:08pm PDT\n\nWebsite\nTribune Bay Beach\nAddress: Tribune Bay Provincial Park, BC\nWhy You Need To Go: The water is so stunning here your jaw will drop. Tribune Bay is nicknamed "Little Hawaii" because of its beautiful crystal-clear water.\n View this post on Instagram Daydreaming of Little Trib and quality cousin time 🏖💭 #beautifulbritishcolumbia #tribunebay #vitaminsea #hornbyisland #canada A post shared by J K | Jessica Kosonen (@jkosonen) on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:33am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.